Pleasure in Protecting Our Treasures
Learn More about the North Atlantic Right Whale
you know that right whales give birth to their calves in the coastal
waters of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida from November through
Every right whale is a treasure –
with only about 300 right whales remaining, they are one of the most
endangered whales in the world.
So let’s take pleasure in protecting
America’s rare treasures, and do what we can to save them
In the calving area, speeds of 10 knots or less are required.
Even small vessels are capable of killing right whales.
Sharpen your vision to avoid a collision.
Keep a lookout while transiting the calving area. Vessel strikes are
a leading cause of known right whale deaths.
Right whales need space - don't chase!
It is against Federal law to approach Right Whales within 500 yards.